00RS SB292


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SB 292 (BR 2306) - V. Moore, G. Freeman, D. Adams, B. Bailey, W. Blevins, C. Borders, D. Boswell, T. Buford, L. Casebier, B. Guthrie, P. Herron Jr, B. Jackson, G. Johnson, E. Miller, J. Pendleton, A. Robinson, R. Roeding, J. Rose, D. Seum, D. Shrout, E. Worley

     AN ACT relating to speed limits.
     Amend KRS 189.390, relating to speed limits, to set the maximum speed limit on Interstates, parkways, and divided highways with 4 or more lanes at 70 MPH for passenger vehicles and 65 MPH for commercial vehicles over 6000 pounds, set speed limits on two lane state roads at 65 MPH except where the Transportation Cabinet establishes a lower speed limit based on safety reasons; amend 189.394, regarding fines for speed limits, to conform.


     SCS - Retain original provisions of the bill with the following exceptions: remove lower speed limit for commercial vehicles and set maximum speed limit for all vehicles on interstates and parkways at 70 MPH.

     Feb 18-introduced in Senate
     Feb 23-to Transportation (S)
     Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 13, 2000
     Mar 13-3rd reading, passed 30-7 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-received in House
     Mar 15-to Transportation (H)

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